Nuclear:

U.K. Atomic Energy Authority's Judge discusses challenges to nuclear new build

As Congress contemplates the role of nuclear power in the United States' future energy policy, the United Kingdom faces similar challenges and debates relating to nuclear new build. During today's OnPoint, Lady Barbara Judge, chairwoman of the United Kingdom's Atomic Energy Authority, discusses the country's strategy for expanding its use of nuclear power to increase energy independence and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She addresses some of the fundamental issues facing nuclear new build and also explains how nuclear power will contribute to emissions reduction goals.